A woman has been charged after a pedestrian was allegedly struck by a vehicle in Sydney’s south-west yesterday.
Just before 5.30pm (Sunday 12 July 2020), a 59-year-old woman was walking across John Street, near Lime Street, Cabramatta West, when she was struck by Lexus RX350. Police will allege that the driver exited the vehicle and fled the scene on foot.
The woman was treated at the scene for head and leg injuries, before being taken to Liverpool Hospital in a stable condition.
Officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene, which was examined by specialist police from the Crash Investigation Unit.
Later that evening, the driver – a 46-year-old woman – was arrested on Lime Street just before 8.30pm and taken to Fairfield Police Station.
The Bonnyrigg woman was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm – drive manner dangerous, negligent driving (occasioning grievous bodily harm), fail to stop and assist after vehicle impact causing grievous bodily harm, fail to stop and assist after impact cause injury and license expired less than two years before.
She was refused bail to appear before Fairfield Local Court today (Monday 13 July 2020).